Image of a barn at Perrinpit Farm, Frampton Cotterell, which would become a bat house (Image: Perrinpit Road Solar Ltd/Savills)

Reports

Huge solar farm on green belt near Frampton Cotterell set for green light this week

Vast site on farmland just north of Bristol could power almost 15,000 homes, according to developers.

Is Bristol prepared for even more intense heatwaves?

Greens and Labour are close in Windmill Hill, where climate, air pollution and housing are key concerns for locals

Local Elections 2021

‘The new WECA mayor has a big role to play in the response to the climate emergency’

As the four metro mayor candidates have all signed up to a pledge from Friends of the Earth to create an ambitious Climate Action Plan, campaigners are confident that there will be more done about the climate crisis than has been so far, whoever gets in.

City

Bristol becomes first UK city to ban ads for junk food, payday loans and gambling

Opinion

Why Bristol sport needs to do its bit in tackling the climate crisis

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with David Goldblatt, on how sport can help save us from climate change

Local football clubs are gonna need gondolas to get supporters to flooded pitches and sports fans are untapped climate change champions, says the leading voice on sport and society.

Bristol: A city of solutions

There’s already so much great work being done across the city to find solutions. Here’s just a few ...

Bristol West: What you need to know for the 2019 General Election

The race for Bristol West is on, with Green and Labour candidates both saying they’re the most deserving of the Remain vote.

Local Tory MP takes donation from private jet mogul

The donation comes as the aviation industry is likely to come under scrutiny during the general election for its impact on the climate crisis.

Getting arrested in the name of the planet

We talk to some of the ‘Bathtub 16’ about why they spent eight hours in a bath on Cabot Circus this summer.

Controversial gas power station refused at development committee

Conrad Energy may now appeal the decision for the hugely unpopular plans for St Philip’s Marsh gas power plant.